There's nothing more exciting than spending a Sunday night sending out invoices. Ok, I can think of at least 50 things that are more exciting, but as any freelancer knows, it's a boring-but-necessary part of life.
My invoices are perfectly adequate. They're clean and easy-to-read, created from a Google Docs template. I changed the information, the color palette, dropped in my logo and voilà - a branded invoice that's easy to use and, more importantly, gets me paid.
After sending an invoice or two tonight, I started to wonder what other designers put forth with their invoices. I quickly learned that I'm due for a refresh.
It's easily overlooked, but an invoice can be an easy-to-use tool without losing your personality and brand. It's the last thing your client sees after the end of your project, and may be the very thing that gets you hired again.
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